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  • Spiritual Renewal Retreat

    Save March 25th for a day of renewal at Rolling Ridge Retreat Center in North Andover.  9 a.m. - 4 p.m. will be time to wander the idyllic lakeside grounds, be introduced to simple and practical meditation and prayer practices. Gourmet luncheon served.  Led by Bryan Vosseller and Lisa LaPlante.  $30 per person.  Be good to yourself.  Res

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  • Self Guided Meditation for Lent

    Lent refers to the lengthening of days as we move from winter into spring and as we walk in our faith towards the promise of Easter.  March 1 - April 16th the Sanctuary on Sunday mornings and during the day Monday - Friday, will have experiential stations around the perimeter of the sanctuary. Each station invites us to reflect and pray upon

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  • Community Book Club in January

    First Baptist in Beverly with the Beverly Multifaith Coalition hosts an exciting and provocative book club: Stories from the Shadows  Community Book Club (two-part series) based on the book Stories from the Shadows: Reflections of a Street Doctor by James J. O'Connell, M.D.  Dr. O'Connell has spent the last 30 years serving patients who li

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  • #MakeRoom

    At Advent we prepare ourselves to make room for the coming of the Christ Child, for the coming, once again, of God's light and love into the world. #RethinkChurch #RethinkAdvent

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  • #Patience

    At Advent, we wait with patience for the coming of Emmanuel, God With Us. Come into the world, child of love...be born, once again, in us, this year and every year. #RethinkChurch #RethinkAdvent

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  • #Longing

    At Advent, we feel the #longing for the birth of God's love and light into the world, again. #RethinkChurch #RethinkAdvdent

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  • Meditation by Candlelight

    Dec. 20th 7 p.m. Feeling to busy this Advent/Christmas?  You are invited to gather with kindred spirits for a time of meditation by candlelight in the First Baptist Sanctuary.  Hosted by Bryan Vosseler and Kent Harrop.  A quiet mix of ancient chants, Advent readings and mindful meditation.  Come and be renewed.  Co-sponsored by First Bapt

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  • #Hope

    As we enter into this Advent season, we do so with great #hope of all that is yet to be. #RethinkChurch #RethinkAdvent

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  • #RethinkAdvent

    There are many ways to move through and mark the passing of time in the Advent season as we move toward Christmas - you can make use of an Advent wreath or Advent calendar to count down the weeks or days, you can listen to music of the season, you can come to weekly worship, you can read a morning devotion - or any number of other personal tra

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  • Harborlight House Ribbon Cutting

    Please join Harborlight Community Partners, a satellite ministry of First Baptist Church, for an Open House Celebration & Ribbon Cutting at Harborlight House in Beverly on Tuesday, December 6th, from 3-6 PM.  Ribbon cutting and remarks scheduled for 3:30. The $8M+ project was made possible with multiple funding sources including th

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